Wife battering: an exploration of the abuse of African women at two shelters in Johannesburg

Mashishi, Abner
March 2000
Society in Transition;2000, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p82
Academic Journal
Investigates the economic, educational and emotional status of battered wives staying at shelters NISSA Institute for Women Development and People Opposing Women Abuse in Johannesburg, South Africa. Nature of the relationship between battered women and men who abused them; Susceptibility of women to domestic violence; Recommendations for avoiding domestic violence.


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